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Old 01-24-2008, 01:44 PM   #21
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I use Ice synthetic paste polish by Turtle wax and it is amazing. I love it.
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Old 01-24-2008, 01:57 PM   #22
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Old 01-24-2008, 02:00 PM   #23
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Old 01-24-2008, 03:19 PM   #24
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Ok dumb question but where do i get that from?
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What did you scratch it on? Doesn't look to deep but would have to see it in person. go to autozone and I got tutrle wax rubbing compound only like 5 dollars. Don't forget to get some polis for it. They make it as easy as 1,2,3, steps on the labels. I use Meguiar's / Deep Crystal Polish Liq after the rubbing compound. The turle was rubbing compound is Premium Rubbing Compound in a green squezze bottle.
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What did you scratch it on? Doesn't look to deep but would have to see it in person. go to autozone and I got tutrle wax rubbing compound only like 5 dollars. Don't forget to get some polis for it. They make it as easy as 1,2,3, steps on the labels. I use Meguiar's / Deep Crystal Polish Liq after the rubbing compound. The turle was rubbing compound is Premium Rubbing Compound in a green squezze bottle.
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Ok, will run by today. THanks~
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You can try by hand to get it out, if that don't work can go to homedepot and get a 6inch buffer by ryoble for 20 dollars. They are not strong enough for you to burn the clear coat and mess up the paint. You will need to apply some pressure when ussing it on the rubbing compound to have it spin and work the compound in. then the polish after you see the scraches gone. They buffer has the buffing and polishing clothes already in the package. so you can switch between the two. Oh if you have a microfiber clothes use it to wipe off the plastic and should take whats left of the polish.
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whoa!! what type of sponge was that?

That is going to be really hard to erase, you'll definitely need a buffer/polisher and at least have to use 2types of compounds on that. If u use a buffer, make sure is at al low RPM otherwise youll easily burn the paint because its over a plastic surface.
I knew I was going to use my porter cable polisher but I sold it
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I think it looks alot worse in the pics. Think i might take it to someone who know's how to do that. I have a tendency to make things worse.
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I think it looks alot worse in the pics. Think i might take it to someone who know's how to do that. I have a tendency to make things worse.
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Plexus spray on is my choice. So easy to use and no mess. Can run outside with a rag and the can of Plexus and was my whole bike in 10 mins tops.
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I wax mine to get marks and stratches from boots going over of bungee cordes, etc.
I bought a 6" buffer from Home Depot and a can of turtle was. It look really good and does a great job.
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Thanks, i'm embarrassed to say I STILL haven't fixed it yet. :/:
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holy i didnt notice that. grubz way to bring back a 3 month old thread. lol
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Plexus spray on is my choice. So easy to use and no mess. Can run outside with a rag and the can of Plexus and was my whole bike in 10 mins tops.
I agree w/ Pyrofallout. Plexus and a microfiber rag works just fine. Guess that I'm just a lazy . I'm not about to use claybar, wax, buffing machines, etc on my bike... Well, I guess that if I had some scratches I just might put in the work to get them out.
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i was checkin around to see what would be the best polish/wax and i found Glare Professional Polish. did 2 coats the way the directions specify and my bike looks reallll clean. i plan on using it for the cars as well and many reviewers said that it lasted them up to a year before a new coat needed to be applied. it runs about $30 for a 12 ounce bottle but definatly worth it.
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